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Unemployed demonstration, Hyde Park, London, September 1931.

Woodbine, George

Unemployed demonstration, Hyde Park, London, September 1931.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

A large crowd of unemployed people demonstrating in Hyde Park, London on 27 September 1931. By the autumn of 1931, the registered unemployed in Britain totalled nearly three million, and a million were on poor relief. This photograph captures one of a series of demonstrations made by the unemployed soon after parliament returned to Westminster in September 1931.

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10320789

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